Synthetic Humans is now becoming a real possibility.

We have read the entire human genome, and so now a new project has been initiated to take the next step. There is now a 10 year plan to create an entire synthetic human genome. We have been pouring over the billions of base pairs within the human genome for some time now and that … Read more

Bio-Hacking – garage-based biotech doing genetic engineering – This is Synthetic Biology for all.

We might laugh at the idea of a real scientific breakthrough taking place in some shed in a back garden, but it is a real possibility. There now exists a number of scientific improvisers, or bio-hackers, who are part of a growing movement called DIYbio, short for do-it-yourself biology. These folks want to follow in … Read more